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Delhi cop's son arrested for thrashing girl in viral video, victim says she was raped

India Today logo India Today 14-09-2018

Delhi Police has arrested accused Rohit Tomar after the victim said he raped her. Rohit Tomar, who was seen in a video that went viral, is the son of a Delhi Police officer, Ashok Singh Tomar. Rohit was seen beating up a girl in the video while one of his friends recorded the incident.

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The video was recorded on September 2 around 3 pm inside a BPO located in Uttam Nagar area of Delhi. The BPO is owned by Rohit's friend Ali Hasan. According to sources, the 21-year-old accused was unemployed and had recently started working at the BPO.

Rohit's father, Ashok Singh Tomar is posted as an assistant sub-inspector ASI in the narcotics department of Delhi Police (Central Delhi).

The victim, in her latest statement, alleged that Rohit Tomar called her to his friend's office located in Uttam Nagar, Delhi. She alleged that Rohit raped her. And when she spoke about filing a complaint, Rohit beat her up. A second FIR has been filed against Rohit Tomar for alleged rape in Uttam Nagar police station as well.

Earlier, the police filed a case against the accused under Sections 506 and 354 of IPC (punishment for criminal intimidation and assault, and criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty) after the victim lodged a complaint against him.

The police are trying to contact Ashok Tomar but the officer's phone has been switched off. Meanwhile, Minister of Home Affairs, Rajnath Singh tweeted that a stern action will be taken against the accused.

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